Questions tagged [photo-editing]

Questions about the process of manipulating a photo to achieve a desired result. Ask anything about photo editing techniques such as cropping, colour adjustments, applying filters, enhancing, airbrushing, and anything else design related.

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How do i create this rough black effect in Photoshop? [closed]

I want to create this blackish rough effect on fighters and i have tried different things but I'm unable to achieve this precise effect. Need help here!! How this effect could be achieved? thanks
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How can I determine which drawing tablet is right for me?

I do some caricature, cartoons and illustrations, as hobby. I believe that I am okay'ish with pen and paper, but recently decided to go digital. Given my budget, and a quick assessment of needs and ...
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What can I do to make the screen look more realistic in a mockup photo? [closed]

The first photo is without photoshop. Pure Green Screen. The second is a rough attempt at adding shadows. Both of these images look photoshopped. How can I make them look realistic? Edit: So ...
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How to correct darkening damage to and old photograph?

This is a precious family photo, but it was stuck to the glass, resulting in this weird scan, which is all I have to work with. I can't figure out how to "reveal" the grandmother - I'm sure there's ...
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How do I easily repeat a face in a photograph (not face swapping)?

Here's a picture from the walking dead: How do I easily repeat a face (in this case, Rick's from the Walking Dead) thousands of times in the pattern shown below? The path doesn't need to be exactly ...
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Is there a quick way to place a frame on multiple photos?

I was wondering if there is a quick way or a tip to place a banner template on multiple photos without having to make it invidually as I'm working in a company supplying me with pictures and i need to ...
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How can I remove SUN light/shadow with Photoshop?

There is this image. As you can see, top half is brightened by suns light, other half has shadow cast on it. I would like to make both parts same so it looks like there is no shadow. Is there any way ...
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How do I map from a cylinder to a plane? (tree bark texture)

I have a photograph of a tree bark texture, and I'd like to flatten it out to use as a generic bark texture. It's fairly "flat" now but there's a noticeable curve to the edges of the texture. I'd ...
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Is this photo at all fixable in any program?

I don't know anything about graphic design but I would really like to know if there is any possible way to fix this photo. I understand this is probably beyond unfix-able but I'd like to know if there'...
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How can I achieve this frosted-like effect?

I am trying to use Photoshop to create this effect: The original image can be any image, then I plan to apply a: blur effect semi-opaque white overlay Is this correct? Is there a specific way to do ...
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Saving pictures in Adobe Photoshop

What is the best way to save a JPEG file in Photoshop? Currently, I click save as, change format to JPEG, then the JPEG options screen pops up, I set it a large file with quality at "12" and "maximum"...
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Replace a texture by another

With Photoshop, how is it possible to keep the structure of this woodworking: but replace the wood texture by another, like this one: ? I can imagine it's possible with two layers, and a special "...
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How to achieve this cartoon effect in GIMP?

Cartoon filter doesn't make it. Desired effect examples: [source] [source] Can you describe the process to achieve this cartoon effect entirely in GIMP?
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How can I paint over a picture or a 3D model in Photoshop?

I was reading a few tutorials and they mentioned Over Painting (Or Paint Over), something like painting on top of the reference picture (like tracing but with colors instead of lines). As described ...
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Photomontage Integration Techniques With Edges

My question is regarding integrating an island image onto an ocean image. I already cut the island out and I have a nice clean edge on it. It seems to pop out a bit however. Even when I used an ...
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How to join separate scans of same object

Am scanning game maps using an A4 scanner, so typically they are more than one file. Is there a semi-automatic or automatic way to join them properly? For example, take two images that might overlap ...
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How can I turn partially selected areas into fully selected areas in Gimp?

In Gimp, I have one large selection that resulted from attaching multiple smaller selections to each other. Unfortunately, some of these selections were mistakenly created with feathering applied, ...
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Gujarati font for Corel draw

I'm using Corel draw. Recently when I try to type in our local language "Gujarati" via Google Input tools or font installation with Gujarati fonts, the typed text is not showing joined words and ...
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How to add 1000x1000px white background to photos in bulk?

I have about 650 photos, I want to add a white background to them so that the photos' height doesn't exceed 1000px, see an example below. This is the white background: It's a photoshop file that I ...
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Transforming a mask preview into an actual image

I have a color photo that I'm editing in Photoshop this way: select > color range > Midtones Layer > New adjustment layer > Hue/Saturation When I do ALT+click on the mask thumbnail in the layers ...
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How to crop image inside a specific shape in Inkscape

I have an image of a iPhone X and I want to add a screenshot inside the phone. How can I crop the image or mask it so it fits the entire screen including under the iPhone x top status bar
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Visualize 2d folded image

Can you please recommend free or inexpensive software, or a plug-in that will allow me to preview/visualize a flat 2d square image when it has been folded in half or in thirds?
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Blending sunset tones onto an overexposed (white) base layer

I have two photos of a sunset. One is exposed for the reddish colors at the horizon, which fades into blues and blacks. The other is overexposed and the bright part near the horizon is a boring white. ...
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Adobe Creative Suite alternative

The programs that I am mainly interested in is Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator (create vector art), Adobe Flash (for animation), Adobe Premiere Pro (edit video), Adobe After Effects (VFX/motion ...
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How would I perform SnapSeed's "ambience" filter using Photoshop?

SnapSeed is a great little iOS photo editing app. Along with brightness and contrast, it has the ability to alter "ambiance" which does a great job of lightening up shadows while still keeping a nice ...
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Removing background around text-heavy image

Recently lost my father and going among papers I discovered a sheet depicting our family coat of arms, along with text explaining all the details and a brief history of the family name. It is ...
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How to edit a ring-shaped image into a straight line?

I am looking for a way to make the image below straight - like in the line. To make it clear - it would be a tattoo template, which will be placed around my upper arm. Is there any solution of this, ...
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Add shadow to a frame on a background

Let's say I want to add this photography + frame on this background. It will look "very copy/pasted". How to add (with Photoshop) the shadow that would normally be produced by the frame on the 4 ...
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How to edit pictures that have turned out to be too dark on print?

After a print review, all my pictures turned out to be too dark and dull. How should such a picture be edited, say on a picture editing software like Lightroom? These are images that have been ...
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How to get rid of lens flare over face?

I need to edit this photo so the two women's faces are visible. Mostly, I'm trying to get rid of the lens flare over the left woman's face, and sharpen the features for both. I've messed with ...
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My Curves Adjustment's Gray Point Eyedropper Doesn't Seem to be working Properly

I am trying to use my curves adjustment to white balance, it use to work but now it doesn't. Every time I use my gray point eye dropper on a gray area, it turns my image yellow. I even tested it out ...
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Is it possible to resize images without losing resolution by breaking the image into it's component colours and scaling them instead of the raw image

Lately, I've been trying to increase the quality of some of my images. I discovered rather quickly however that you can't fundamentally improve the quality of an image and that this was a common issue ...
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How to get this blur texture effect in photoshop?

I'm trying to get an image to look similar to this photo: I'd guess they took a picture of the monitor with a regular camera. But I'm more interested to know what effects / filters they used to get ...
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How do I achieve a lo-fi color replacement effect similar to this? [closed]

I've been seeing this style of image destruction in use lately and I'm trying to learn how to create a similar image surreal coloring effect. It seems like there's a noise effect going on, but I'm ...
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Is there an easy way to recreate the ACLU modern engraving effect in Photoshop?

In the ACLU Design Handbook (9.5MB PDF) the use of the so called "modern engraving" effect is detailed on pages 135-137. What would be a good way to achieve this look in Photoshop (or Illustrator, ...
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Applying the Spot Healing Brush Tool over a selection

It's possible to apply the effect of the Paint Bucket Tool on a selection. This imitates the process of selecting each and every individual pixel in the selection, clicking on it once, and changing ...
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How to achieve the popular faded, matte effect used in website hero images? [duplicate]

I was wondering how the effect in the included images is achieved, I have noticed it is a popular technique used in website banners and 'hero' images. I am interested in specifically what ...
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How to pixelate photos [duplicate]

How can I digitize or pixelate clay figures like Mason Lindroth does? https://masonlindroth.tumblr.com Can it be done with photoshop? Im looking to do it only in black and white. Thank you for your ...
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Google Web Designer distorting image sharpness

I'm using Google Web Designer to create an animation. The program is awesome for the most part. The one area where it's a bit befuddling is with image quality. Original images are usually quite ...
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Is this shadow realistic (photo composite)

I've added a man to this composite and added shadow. I made the light source more distinctive above tree, a bit left. Based on this I draw green lines to figure out the shadow direction. The shadows ...
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Can I remove transparent pixels from a layer with a different blending mode in Photoshop cc14?

If I have a layer with a white background and I want to remove it, I can often just change the blending mode to Screen or Overlay and it ends up exactly the way I want it. However, I often want a ...
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Replicate curves adjustment in Photoshop

I edited an image with a curves adjustment on all the channels (RGB, red, green and blue). Now I want to know how those curves looked like, so I can use them again/edit them. But I made this edit a ...
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Gimp Jagged Borders

I'm trying to create a bordered, transparent circle. I created a circle with the ellipsis tool, then Select->Border, then Edit->Fill with FG Color. The result is a terribly jagged border. I tried ...
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What is the name for a grey shaded effect on a photo and how do I achieve it in GIMP?

I'm completely new to graphic work! I am looking to achieve the same grey shade effect on these images using GIMP.
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How to make realistic shadows in composites?

Currently I'm practising doing compositing combining different photos to make them look like taken as a single picture. I find it quite difficult. Especially making realistic shadow. What do you think ...
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Restore quality of image after reducing and restoring it's size

I have lost the original of my photo, which was about 500x500 pixels, JPG. The only one survived copy is 200x200 pixels. So, I want to enlarge it back to original size, and obviously, the main problem ...
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Noise around clouds and strange lines

I've been trying to reduce the noise for the clouds image using noise>reduce noise but even though I've been doing it multiple times this strange line in clouds appears. It becomes more apparent when ...
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Is there a simple way to change all TIFFs to JPGs in an Indesign document?

I have created a zine using TIFF images. However, the images are way too big and making the file way too huge to share easily. I want to convert all the TIFFs to smaller JPGs. They are already placed ...
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How to attribute other artist artwork when used as one part of a whole?

If I use another artist's art, or a stock image, and modify the artwork and re-design its use, how do I attribute the original artist of that part of the work? For example, is it appropriate to ...
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Matching light and colour of background to imported foreground

I'm basically a beginner on Photoshop and I've only done a few compositions but in my most recent one I'm struggling on how to edit the lighting and colour for my foreground. This is what I'm working ...

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